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May 2020

Counselling Accreditation Reflective Workshop for BACP Practitioners

9th May @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
£35
Counselling Accreditation Reflective Workshop for BACP Practitioners

This workshop will look at the process of applying for BACP Accreditation, focusing upon each criterion in more detail. We will look at: What are BACP looking for in each criterion Reflect upon how best you may write about your reflective practice How to bring the process all together The use of supervision in the process What it means to be accredited, both personally and within the counselling professions as a whole It will include small and large group reflection…

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The Lost Ideas of 19th-Century Radical Socialist Education

14th May @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom

The Lost Ideas of 19th-Century Radical Socialist Education: From "Human Nature" to Culture-Building Our May Open Research Forum is on the topic of Co-operative Character and will be presented by Yaron Golan, Manchester Metropolitan University. Early Co-operators were among the first in Britain to articulate a science of human nature and a developmental psychology, and extrapolate pedagogical practices form them. Some of their ideas were uniquely radical, challenging the orthodoxy of the day, which viewed human beings as essentially self-interested…

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June 2020

Higher Education Policy and the Robbins Report (1961-1963)

11th June @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Higher Education Policy and the Robbins Report (1961-1963)

Our June Open Research Forum is presented by Josh Patel, University of Warwick. The expansion of higher education following the ‘Robbins Report’ (1963) is rightly regarded as a premier achievement of the welfare state. However, a rereading the report illuminates hints of a pervasive liberal economic thought throughout the Report. The political philosophies of welfarism and liberalism, rarely perceived as allies, mutually supported one another in the report's recommendations. About Vaughan Open Research Forum Vaughan Open Research Forum is series of…

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September 2020

The History of The Book Part 1 – 5 Sep – 17 Oct 2020

5th September - 17th October
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
£110
Bodice-rippers and Chained Books: History of the Book

Due to measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this session has been rescheduled from the original May-June dates and will now take place in the Autumn term.   The History of The Book Part 1 You might think of libraries being rather quiet demure places, filled with dead trees rotting slowly, but print history takes us to some quite risqué places. Think about those second-hand copies of Lady Chatterley’s Lover of a certain vintage which fall open…

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